Xuegang (Jeff) Ban


Refereed journal publications (published)

Holguin-Veras, J., Torres, C.A., and Ban, X. (2010) On the comparative performance of urban delivery vehicle classes. Transportmetrica, Accepted for publication.

Ban, X., Chu, L., Herring, R., and Margulici, J.D. (2010) A sequential modeling framework for optimal sensor placement for multiple ITS applications. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Accepted for publication.

Ban, X., Li, Y., Skabardonis, A., and Margulici, J.D. (2010) Performance evaluation of travel time estimation methods for real time traffic applications. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems 14(2), 54-67.

Herrera, J.C., Work, D.B., Herring, R., Ban, X., and Bayen, A. (2009) Evaluation of traffic data obtained via GPS-enabled mobile phones: the Mobile Century field experiment. Transportation Research Part C, 18(4), 568-583.

Ban, X., Ferris, M., Liu, H. (2010) Numerical studies on reformulation techniques for continuous network design problems with asymmetric user equilibrium. International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, 1(1), 52-72.

Ban, X., and Liu, H. (2009) A link-node discrete-time dynamic second best toll pricing model with a relaxation solution algorithm. Networks and Spatial Economics 9(2), 243-267.

Ban, X., Herring, R., Hao, P., and Bayen, A. (2009) Delay pattern estimation for signalized intersections using sampled travel times. Transportation Research Record 2130, 109-119.

Margulici, J.D., and Ban, X. (2008) Benchmarking travel time estimates. IET Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems 2(3), 228-237.

Ban, X., Liu, H., Ferris, M.C., and Ran, B. (2008) A link-node complementarity model and solution algorithm for dynamic user equilibria with exact flow propagations. Transportation Research, part B, 42(9), 823-842.

Ban, X., Chu, L., and Benouar, H. (2007) Bottleneck Identification and Calibration for Corridor Management Planning. Transportation Research Record 1999, 40-53.

Liu, H., Ban, X., Ma, W.T., and Mirchandani, P. (2007) Model reference adaptive control framework for real time traffic management under emergency evacuation. ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development 133(1), 43-50.

Ban, X., Liu, H., Ferris, M., and Ran, B. (2006) A general MPCC model and its solution algorithm for continuous network design problem. Mathematical and Computer Modeling 43, 493-505.

Ban, X., Liu, H, and Ferris, M.C. (2006) Decomposition scheme for continuous network design problem with asymmetric user equilibria. Transportation Research Record 1964, 185-192.

Lu, J.G., Yang, F., Ban, X., and Ran, B. (2006) Moments analysis for improving decision reliability based on travel time. Transportation Research Record 1968, 109-116.

Lu, J.G., Ban, X., Qiu, Z.J., Yang, F., and Ran, B. (2005) Robust route guidance model based on advanced traveler information systems. Transportation Research Record 1935, 1-7.

Liu, H., Ban, X., Ran, B., and Mirchandani, P. (2003) Formulation and solution algorithm for fuzzy dynamic traffic assignment model. Transportation Research Record 1854, 114-123.

Yang, F., Liu, H., H, R., Ban, X., and Ran, B. (2003) Bi-level formulation for optimal traffic information dissemination. Transportation Research Record 1836, 21-28.

Liu, H., Ban, X., Ran, B., and Mirchandani, P. (2002) Analytical dynamic traffic assignment model with probabilistic network and travelers’ perceptions. Transportation Research Record 1783, 125-133.

Book Chapters

Ban, X., Herring, R., Margulici, J.D., and Alex Bayen (2009) Optimal sensor placement for freeway travel time estimation. Transportation and Traffic Theory, Chpt. 34 (W.H.K. Lam, S.C. Wong, H.K. Lo eds.), Springer, 697-721.

Ban, X., Lu, S., Ferris, M.C., and Liu, H. (2009) Risk-averse second best toll pricing.  Transportation and Traffic Theory, Chpt. 10 (W.H.K. Lam, S.C. Wong, H.K. Lo eds.), Springer, 197-218.

Liu, H., Xin, W., Adam, Z.M., and Ban, X. (2007) A game theoretical approach for modeling merging and yielding behavior at freeway on-ramp section. In: Heydecker, G., Allsop, R.E. (Ed.), Transportation and Traffic Theory. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 197-211.

Under Review

Ban, X., and Ma, R., 2010. Realization probability of user equilibrium solutions under nonunique equilibria. Submitted to the 90th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting and the 19th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT).

Hao, P., and Ban, X., 2010. Estimation of queue position for signalized intersections using sample travel times from mobile sensors. Submitted to the 90th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

Hao, P., Ban, X., Bennett, K., Ji, Q., and Sun, Z. (2010) Cycle by cycle traffic signal timing parameter estimation using mobile traffic sensors. Submitted to the 90th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

Sun, Z., and Ban, X., 2010. Vehicle Trajectory Reconstruction for Signalized Intersections Using Variational Formulation of Kinematic Waves. Submitted to the 90th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

Yushimito, W.F., Ban, X., and Holguin-Veras, J. (2010). Modeling staggered work hours with incentives as a bi-level problem. Submitted to the 90th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

Holguin-Veras, J., Jaller, M., Destro, L., Ban, X., and Lawson, C. (2010). Freight generation, freight trip generation, and the perils of using constant trip rates. Submitted to the 90th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

Lu, S., Ban, X., Lu. J., 2010. Local sensitivity analysis for dynamic user equilibrium. Submitted to Transportation Research Part B.

Ban, X., Ferris, M.C., and Tang, L. (2009) Risk-neutral second best toll pricing. Transportation Research Part B, 2nd Revision.

Ban, X., Hao, P., and Sun, Z.B., 2010. Real time queue length estimation for signalized intersections using sample travel times from mobile sensors. Submitted to Transportation Research Part C.

In Preparation

Ban, X., and Ma, R., 2010. Optimal mileage fee scheme – a network perspective.

Yushimito, W.F., Ban, X., and Holguin-Veras, J. (2010). Modeling staggered work hours in a dominant firm with government intervention as a bi-level problem.

 Refereed conference proceedings

Ban, X., and Gruteser, M., 2010. Mobile sensors as traffic probes: addressing transportation modeling and privacy protection in an integrated framework. To be presented at the 7th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies, Kunming, China.

Ban, X., and Hao, P. (2010) Real time queue length estimation for signalized intersections using sampled travel times. In Proceedings of the 89th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (CD-ROM).

Li, Y., Ban, X., Skabardonis, A. (2010) Survey analysis of travelers’ responses towards travel times displayed on changeable message signs. In Proceedings of the 89th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (CD-ROM).

Ban, X., Chu, L., Herring, R., and Margulici, J.D. (2009) Optimal sensor placement for both traffic control and traveler information applications. In Proceedings of the 88th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board.

Mortazavi, A., and Ban, X. (2008) Methods for generating travel time representation from probe vehicle data. In Proceedings of the 15th ITS World Congress (CD-ROM).

Margulici, J.D. and Ban, X. (2008) Developing quality measures for evaluating travel time estimation methods. In Proceedings of the 15th ITS World Congress (CD-ROM).

Ban, X., and Lu, S. (2008) Considering risk taking behaviors in second best toll pricing. Presented at the 87th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

Alm, E., Lingham, V., Benouar, H., Ban, X., and Chu, L. (2008) An integrated methodology for corridor management planning. In Proceedings of the 87th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (CD-ROM).

Hoh, B., Gruteser, M., Herring, R., Ban, X., Work, D., Herrera, J., and Bayen, A. (200). Virtual trip lines for distributed privacy-preserving traffic monitoring. In Proceedings of The International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services, 2008.

Ban, X.., Chu, L., and Benouar, H. (2007) Bottleneck calibration in micro-simulation for corridor management using data from single loop detectors. In Proceedings of the 14th ITS World Congress (CD-ROM).

Ban, X., Li, Y., and Skabardonis, A. (2007) Local MAD Method for Probe Vehicle Data Processing. In Proceedings of the 14th ITS World Congress.

Ban, X., Liu, H., Ferris, M.C., and Ran, B. (2006) A link-node complementarity model and solution algorithm for dynamic user equilibria with exact flow propagations. In Proceedings of DTA 2006: the First International Symposium on Dynamic Traffic Assignment, Leeds, UK.

Ban, X., Liu, H, and Ferris, M.C. (2006) A link-node based complementarity model and its solution algorithm for asymmetric user equilibria. In Proceedings of the 85th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (CD-ROM).

Liu, H., Ban, X., Ma, M.T., and Mirchandani, P. (2006) Model reference adaptive control framework for real time traffic management under emergency evacuation. In Proceedings of the 85th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (CD-ROM).

Liu, H., Ding, L., Ban, X., Chen, A., and Chootinan, P. (2006) A Streamlined Network Calibration Procedure for California SR41 Corridor Traffic Simulation Study. In Proceedings of the 85th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (CD-ROM).

Ban, X., Liu, H., and Ran, B. (2005) A link based quasi-variational inequality model for dynamic user equilibria, towards real time traffic operations. In Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (CD-ROM).

Liu, H., Ma., W., Ban, X., and Mirchandani, P. (2005) Dynamic equilibrium assignment with microscopic traffic simulation. In Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Ban, X., Liu, H, and Ran, B. (2004) Traffic assignment model with fuzzy travel time perceptions. In Proceedings of 83rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (CD-ROM).

Liu, H, Ban, X., Ran, B., and Mirchandani, P. (2002) Real-time dynamic network load management with variable message signs. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation, pp.8-15, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

In Non-refereed Journals

Ban, X., Li, Y., and Margulici, J.D. (2009) Optimal Use of Changeable Message Signs for Displaying Travel Times. PATH Research Report ITS-PRR-2009-XX, Institute of Transportation studies, University of California, Berkeley.

Ban, X., Bayen, A., and Chu, L., etc. (2009) Optimal Sensor Requirements. PATH Research Report ITS-PRR-2009-XX, Institute of Transportation studies, University of California, Berkeley.

Ban, X., Khattak, A. (2008) ITS Decision Website Maintenance and Enhancement, Phase III: Expert System Module Development, Website Functionality Improvement, and Update of ITS Information Content. Final report for CCIT Task Order 8.

Ban, X., Chu, L., Alm, E., and Benouar, H. (2006) Corridor management plan demonstration. Final report for CCIT Task Order 3.

Margulici, J.D., Chiou, B., Yang, S., Ban, X., and Huey, B. (2006) Travel times on changeable message signs in District 4. Final report for CCIT Task Order 13.

Ban, X., Tao, Y., Yang, F, and Parker, S.T. (2004) WisTransPortal project Phase I deployment overview. Technical Report for the Wisconsin Traffic OPerations and Safety Lab (TOPS).

Yang, F, Tao, Y, Ban, X., Ran, B, and Liu, H. (2003) Traffic operations archived data management system (ADMS) business model analysis and recommendations. Technical Report for WisDOT.